Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2608

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: China
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in woodland borders, suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Kerria japonica   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Kerria japonica   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese-rose, Kerria